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AMARANTHE’s ‘The Nexus’ Lands at #12 on the Soundscan Heatseeker Chart // #36 Current Hard Music Albums Core Stores / #61 Hard Music Albums

| 4 April 2013 | Reply


Swedish/Danish modern metal sextet AMARANTHE released their new album, The Nexus, last week to great success! The album landed on the iTunes Metal chart at #1! Additionally, the band can reveal that they are positioned at an outstanding #12 on the Soundscan Heatseeker chart, #36 on the Current Hard Music Albums Core Stores chart, and #61 on the Hard Music Albums chart.  Only more greatness to come from AMARANTHE!

“To finally have a proper release in the USA is awesome in itself, but to see it hit number ONE on the iTunes metal charts is mindblowing! We just recently learned that we are at #12 on the Soundscan Heatseeker charts, which is a really good indication for things to come as well,” states guitarist and keyboardist Olof Mörck. “Right now we are looking at every possible opportunity to come back to the US and perform over there again, our first and only show at the ProgPower festival in Atlanta was a great experience indeed! So watch out, as THE NEXUS live machine will hit American shores this year!”

AMARANTHE’s new music video for ‘The Nexus’ has racked up OVER 1.4 MILLION views since its release on January 25th! The video is available for viewing now on VEVO at this link. The video was directed by Patric Ullaeus, who has worked with names such as In FlamesArch Enemy and Dimmu Borgir; he was also responsible forAMARANTHE video for ‘The Hunger’, the lead single from the band’s highly successful debut, now at a whopping 4 million YouTube views (and counting).

AMARANTHE is: Andy – vocals, Jake E – vocals, Elize – vocals, Olof Mörck – guitars & keys, Morten Løwe Sørensen – drums, Johan Andreassen – bass.

For more information on AMARANTHE and details on all confirmed shows, please visit these websites:

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